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Tencent has made its first investment in Africa under the banner of its WeChat messaging service. WeChat Africa, a joint venture between Tencent and Naspers, announced an investment in M4JAM (Money For Jam), a South Africa-based mobile job service...
By Goth Mohamed Goth A well-attended ceremony was held today (Wednesday) at the Ministry of Energy and Minerals Resources for the launching of the Somaliland Electricity Access Project (SEAP) and the dissemination of the Somaliland power master plan, which is...
As part of its plan for growth in Africa, Master Power Technologies has opened an office in Kenya in order to serve East Africa. According to the company, the office will be Situated in Nairobi. Additionally, the company has...
BY GWEN ALBERS / UNITED WORLD COLLEGE MONTEZUMA – Like generations before him, Yasin Yousuf was destined to herd camels, goats and sheep. However, fate took the 22-year-old from Somaliland down a most unexpected path. A second-year student at the United...
Global streaming service Netflix set its eyes a few years ago on Nigeria’s film industry, better known as Nollywood. Distribution of Nigerian movies on Netflix started around 2015. At the time the American giant bought the rights of blockbusters such as...
Media reports have celebrated Halima Aden becoming the first woman to be featured in the Sports Illustrated annual swimsuit edition wearing a hijab or a burkini. In the past, she has appeared on the covers of Allure, British Vogue and Glamour...
Following the shock results of Brexit and the Trump victory, a lot of attention has focused on the role that Facebook might have played in creating online political ghettos in which false news can easily spread. Facebook now has...
By Olumuyiwa Olowogboyega It’s past the close of work on Friday evening when I receive *Richard’s email. It’s a few minutes after we publish Martha’s experience across five African cities. Richard, a business and tech journalist tells me he would like to...
The digital economy is a new concept in Somaliland (north Somalia) and the Somali regions. However, we can still find good examples that catch our attention; like zaad mobile money services in Somaliland, the e-commerce business Ari Farm in...
Taiwan officially opened applications for Scholarships to Somaliland students on February 1 with a monthly financial stipend of up to US $1000 to the beneficiaries. The scholarships will cover a four-year undergraduate program, two years for a master’s degree, and four...